20 years ago (1984)
The Brainerd graduating classes of 1925, 1926, 1927 and 1928 gathered together July 18 at Lum Park, the first time the four classes have shared a reunion.
30 years ago (1974)
Brainerd's Braves, beating Aitkin 6-2 on the five-hit hurling of Mike Bialka, assured themselves of no worse than a tie for the Great Central Amateur Baseball League Championships.
40 years ago (1964)
Just like the Hatfields and McCoys -- the feud is on. Long tall Paul vs. Short fat Sam at the Jaycee Dunker.
60 years ago (1944)
Super market specials: Peaches-50 pound bushel $5.59; Cantaloupe, 3 pound size, 2 for 29.
80 years ago (1924)
"What is the secret of Wyse's success as a bill collector?"
"When a debtor tells him to call at 4 he calls at 3 and catches him in."
100 years ago (1904)
100 crates of Alberta peaches, 73 a crate at J.F. McGinnis Department Store.
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